Sharjah Int'l Commercial Arbitration Centre signs MoU with ICA

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(Sharjah) - The Sharjah International Commercial Arbitration Centre, known as TAHKEEM, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, considered the first of its kind in the Middle East, with the International Court of Arbitration to foster cooperation…

First International Muslim Communities Congress opens

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(Abu Dhabi) - Addressing the two-day conference, chaired by, Dr. Ali Rashid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, said the UAE model of tolerance…

ADIO organises Abu Dhabi investment Forum in South Korea

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(Seoul) - Abu Dhabi Investment Forum was launched in Seoul, South Korea. The Forum is organised by Abu Dhabi Investment Office of the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Abu Dhabi in collaboration with the UAE Embassy in South Korea…

Putin sworn in as president for fourth term

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(Moscow) - Vladimir Putin was sworn in as Russia’s president for a fourth term at a ceremony in the Kremlin, extending his almost two-decade rule by another six years. “I consider it my duty and my life’s aim to do everything possible…

Dubai Airport Show 2018 opens

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(Dubai) - H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chief Executive of Emirates Group, Chairman of Dubai Airports and Patron of Airport Show, opened the 18th edition of the Airport Show in Dubai. Opening…

UAE, UNHCR cooperation for Rohingya launched

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(Kutupalong) - UAE Assistant Foreign Minister for International Organisations’ Affairs, Yacoub Al Hosani, has visited Kutupalong refugee settlement in Bangladesh. He was received by Kevin Allen, Head of UNHCR's Emergency Operations for…

At least 13 killed in Afghan mosque blast

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(Kabul) - A blast at a voter registration centre in Afghanistan’s restive east killed or wounded at least 30 people, officials said, capping a bloody week in the war-torn country. The bomb had been placed in a tent being used to register…

Royal baby named Prince Louis

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(London) - The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their third child Louis Arthur Charles. The couple's second son was born at 11:01 BST on Monday at the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital in London, weighing 8lb 7oz. A tweet from…

Abu Dhabi International Translation Conference opens

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(Abu Dhabi) - The sixth edition of the Abu Dhabi International Translation Conference, organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, kicked-off at the 28th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, ADIBF 2018,…

Mohamed bin Zayed awards 'Bravery Medal' to Armed Forces heroes

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, decorated, at the Majlis of Qasr Al Bahr, several UAE Armed Forces heroes with the "Bravery Medal,"…

Draft law regulating voluntary work passed by FNC

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(Abu Dhabi) - The Federal National Council (FNC) passed a new draft law regulating voluntary work across the UAE to invigorate the culture of volunteering and ensure that the outcome of voluntary work efficiently translate the government’s…

Saudi King patronises Gulf Shield Joint Drill conclusion

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(Dammam) - Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud the Supreme Commander of all armed forces patronised the conclusion of the 'Gulf Shield Joint Exercise 1' in the presence of leaders of sisterly and friendly…

Arab League regrets escalation of Syrian crisis

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(Dammam) - The Arab League Secretary General has expressed regret over the escalation of the Syrian crisis. Speaking to reporters here following the military strikes against a number of Syrian sites, Aboul- Gheit said, "All parties concerned…

US, UK, France launch precision strikes on Syria

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(Washington) - The United States, France and the United Kingdom launched strikes against Syrian targets, President Donald Trump said as he addressed the nation from the White House. Trump said Britain and France had joined the United States…